Recreational Marijuana

Ohio Marijuana Advocates Push for 2015 Ballot Issue

Ohio Marijuana Advocates Push for 2015 Ballot Issue

ResponsibleOhio, a marijuana advocacy group, is pushing to get a proposed constitutional amendment onto the 2015 ballot to legalize the use and sale of recreational marijuana for individuals 21...
Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

Oklahoma and Nebraska Sue Colorado Over Legal Marijuana

On Thursday, Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major legal challenge to legalized marijuana in Colorado. The lawsuit was brought about by attorneys general in NE and OK, claiming...
Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

Recreational Marijuana Sales Will Be Allowed in Anchorage

On Tuesday, an ordinance that would have banned the sale of recreational marijuana in Anchorage, Alaska, failed with an Assembly vote of 9-2. The proposal to ban marijuana sales...
Texas to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

Texas to Consider Marijuana Decriminalization

On Monday, a bill was introduced by Texas State Representative Joe Moody that intends to reduce state penalties for low-level marijuana possession by adults. The proposed bill would remove...
Study: Teen Marijuana Use Down

Study: Teen Marijuana Use Down

University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future study shows that marijuana use by teens has declined throughout the country, even in Washington and Colorado, where recreational marijuana has been legalized...
Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

Oregon Approves Funds to Begin Implementing Recreational Marijuana Program

A vote Wednesday by the Oregon Emergency Board has granted a loan to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission so it may begin implementing the state’s recreational marijuana program, which...
Seattle Mayor Plans to Shut Down Marijuana Delivery Services

Seattle Mayor Plans to Shut Down Marijuana Delivery Services

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray plans to shut down marijuana delivery services in the city. In a city council briefing Wednesday a policy advisor to the mayor explained that the...
Congressional Spending Deal Bans Money From Going to Washington DC Recreational Marijuana Program

Congressional Spending Deal Bans Money From Going to Washington DC Recreational Marijuana Program

Recreational marijuana was legalized by Washington DC voters with a margin of 2-1, but Congress has officially taken steps that will stop Initiative 71 from being implemented. A spending...
Tacoma Close to Shutting Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Tacoma Close to Shutting Down Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

In January, Tacoma, Wa., officials plan to send out cease and desist letters to medical marijuana dispensary owners, as they are not licensed under Initiative 502, which legalized recreational...
Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

Majority of Americans Wants Federal Government to Butt Out When it Comes to Marijuana

A report released Monday by think-tank Third Way shows 60% of Americans believe it should be up to individual states, not the federal government, whether marijuana should be legalized. ...